• Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
  • Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized, same-sex marriage and civil unions banned
  • Changing Gender
    ✖ Illegal
  • Adoption
    ✔ Legal
  • Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Military
    ✔ Legal
  • Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
  • Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
  • Conversion Therapy
    ✔ Banned

History

Homosexual activity in Peru

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Current status
(since Apr 3, 1991)
Legal
The new penal code adopted in 1991 did not mention if homosexuality was illegal.
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Same-sex marriage in Peru

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Current status
(since Oct 31, 2006)
Unrecognized, same-sex marriage and civil unions banned
Article 5 Chapter 2 of the Peruvian constitution defines marriage to be a "stable union" between a man and a woman.
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Oct 31, 2006–Sep 10, 2017
Civil unions
Pending
Sources:
No
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Right to change legal gender in Peru

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Oct 15, 2016–Oct 13, 2017
Legal, surgery not required
Judicial permission Required.
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Current status
Illegal
Legal change of gender is currently illegal
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Same-sex adoption in Peru

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Current status
Legal
No
Sources:
No
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LGBT discrimination in Peru

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Jan 7, 20172017
Illegal
Legislative Decree #1323 states that crimes motivated by intolerance or discrimination including sexual orientation and gender identity will receive stronger penalizations.
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Current status
(since Oct 31, 1993)
No protections
Even though the constitution states that people should not be discriminated due to "any reasons", there are no specific provision for sexual orientations or gender identities.
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Until Sep 15, 2016
Illegal
Under 2016 revision of their criminal code.
Sources:
No
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LGBT employment discrimination in Peru

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Current status
(since Feb 1, 2016)
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Under the Revised Peru Criminal Code.
Sources:
No
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LGBT housing discrimination in Peru

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Current status
(since Feb 1, 2016)
Sexual orientation and gender identity
No
Sources:
No
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Peru

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Current status
(since Dec 10, 2009)
Legal
The Constitutional Court ruled that ones sexual orientation and gender identity is not good grounds to terminate service in the police or the military
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Equal age of consent in Peru

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Current status
(since Jan 1, 1836)
Equal
No
Sources:
No
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Blood donations by MSMs in Peru

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Current status
Legal
No restriction about gay sex.
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Conversion therapy in Peru

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Current status
(since Aug 24, 2015)
Banned
No
Sources:
No
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